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Future therapies for type 1 diabetes - Prof Shareen Forbes - Inaugural lecture

After a century of insulin could cell transplants be the future? The discovery of insulin was a breakthrough that changed entire futures for people with type 1 diabetes but using insulin as a therapy…

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The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Vasileios Koutsos, Personal Chair of Soft Materials and Surfaces

Tacky: a slippery slope to Engineering Adhesion and friction phenomena are ubiquitous; they affect our everyday life and play a key role in many engineering and biomedical applications. At the…

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All our futures: inaugural lecture, Professor Liz Grant

Liz Grant is Assistant Principal, Professor of Global Health and Development and Director of Global Health Academy.She works with partners in East Africa and South Asia to improve end of life care…

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The Inaugural Lecture of Professor David Cabrelli

The Inaugural Lecture of Professor David Cabrelli took place at the University of Edinburgh on 27 April 2022. The title of the lecture was "The Law Governing the Employment Relationship: Quo…

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Horse sense - inaugural lecture of Professor Scott Pirie

Professor Scott Pirie tells the story of his career in equine clinical research. He shares progress on his equine asthma research and highlights of his work on grass sickness and intestinal…

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The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Pete Loftus, Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor of Instrumentation, Applied Metrology & Sensing

Sense in Sensing & Measures in Measurement Measurement has underpinned science, engineering, and commerce for millennia and solid progress continues to be made in its application and in the…

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Inaugural Lecture of Professor Prashant Valluri, Personal Chair in Fluid Dynamics

Inaugural Lecture of Professor Prashant Valluri, Personal Chair in Fluid Dynamics Let's flow... to a better future Earth is 75% covered with water and wrapped around 100% by air. Our bodies…

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Scar Wars: from padawan to professor

Inaugural lecture of Professor Jonathan Fallowfield, Personal Chair of Translational Liver ResearchLiver disease is a silent killer and is on the rise. It is now the biggest cause of death in those…

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Reprogramming infectious diseases from HIV to COVID

Inaugural lecture of Professor David Dockrell, Chair of Infection Medicine In this inaugural lecture Professor David Dockrell discusses his career studying infectious diseases and how the immune…

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Inaugural Lecture: Professor Claudio Michelon

The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Claudio Michelon took place at the University of Edinburgh on 30 May 2016. The title of the lecture was "A value for Private Law".

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Brainworks: How are brains formed and how should we treat them

Inaugural lecture of Professor David LyonsProfessor of NeurobiologyBrainworks: How are brains formed and how should we treat themThe human brain represents the most complex organisation of matter in…

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TB or not TB? The fight for immunity

Inaugural lecture of Professor Jayne HopePersonal Chair of ImmunologyCells of the innate immune response control our responses to infectious disease and are central to the initiation of…

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Stem cells and cancer: the good, the bad and the ugly

Inaugural lecture of Professor Steve PollardProfessor of Stem Cell and Cancer BiologyDuring the normal development of our nervous system, neural stem cells are responsible for generating the large…

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Seasonal Reproduction in Birds: From Seeing the Light to Weathering the Storm

Inaugural lecture of Professor Simone Meddle Personal Chair of Behavioural NeuroendocrinologyProfessor Simone Meddle will discuss research showing how the environment regulates the reproductive…

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Professor Chris Ponting Inaugural Lecture

Three Billion Letters of You

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Inaugural Lecture - Prof Tara Spires Jones

Alzheimer's through the looking glass: How imaging brain changes may lead to effective treatmentsInaugural lecture of Tara Spires-Jones, Professor of NeurodegenerationAlzheimer's disease,…

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